Bactrocera (Bactrocera) latifrons ( Hendel, 1915 )

Leblanc, Luc, Hossain, M. Aftab, Momen, Mahfuza & Seheli, Kajla, 2021, New country records, annotated checklist and key to the dacine fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Dacini) of Bangladesh, Insecta Mundi 2021 (880), pp. 1-56 : 13

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5352282

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A6DE8E5B-98F9-4F31-BE36-E84EC1DB596F

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C487CC-7348-FFD4-FF47-1EB6A1C1FD28

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scientific name

Bactrocera (Bactrocera) latifrons ( Hendel, 1915 )
status

 

Bactrocera (Bactrocera) latifrons ( Hendel, 1915)  

(= Dacus amoyensis Froggatt, 1909   , Chaetodacus antennalis Shiraki, 1933   )

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Distribution. Widespread in tropical Asia, from India to Taiwan, and south to Sulawesi, introduced to Hawaii and Africa ( Drew and Romig 2013; Vargas et al. 2015). Reported from Bangladesh by Leblanc et al. (2013).

Bangladesh records. 11 specimens. DHAKA DIVISION: Dhaka District.

Male lure. Latilure (alpha-ionol and cade oil) ( McQuate and Peck 2001).

Host plants. Recorded from 59 host taxa in 25 genera and 13 families ( Allwood et al. 1999; McQuate and Liquido 2016). The family Solanaceae   contains the major host species and B. latifrons   is a significant pest of Capsicum   and Solanum species   ( Drew and Romig 2013).

Notes. The parasitoid wasp Diachasmimorpha longicaudata ( Ashmead, 1905)   ( Hymenoptera   : Braconidae   ) was bred by Mahfuza Momen from larvae of B. latifrons   infesting Capsicum annuum   L. ( Solanaceae   ), in June 2020, at the Atomic Agency Research Establishment compound in Savar, Dhaka.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tephritidae

Genus

Bactrocera